to form or develop keratin
verbker·a·tin·ized, ker·a·tin·iz·ing, ker·a·tin·iz·es
To produce keratin or become like keratin.
To convert (something) into keratin.
(third-person singular simple present keratinizes, present participle keratinizing, simple past and past participle keratinized)
- To convert into keratin
- To take on the appearance of keratin, or become impregnated with keratin